Centre for Science and Environment
National clean energy fund to clean coal power plantsPOLICY BRIEF
National Clean Energy Fund to Clean Coal Power Plants
solar rooftopPOLICY BRIEF
Replacing Diesel Generators in Residential Societies
New Environmental Norms for the Power Sector
Proceedings and Recommendations of the Stakeholder Workshop Organized by CSE Sept. 7, 2016
Regulating Small-Scale Mining of Minor Minerals
A Comprehensive Framework Beyond Environmenal Clearances
shutting old capacityPOLICY BRIEF
Shutting Old Capacity: The 34 GW Question
Discusses the environmental, economic and technical parameters that can be used to identify power plant units which have exceeded their design life for retirement
solar rooftopCSE REPORT
Mini-grids: Electricity for All
Scaling up mini-grids to ensure one unit of electricity per day per household
solar rooftopANALYTICAL TOOL
Solar Rooftop Calculator (Beta Version)
Information required for domestic consumers to install solar plant on their rooftop.
Unlocking Forests PFA REPORT

Loosing Solid Ground CSE REPORT
Losing Solid Ground

MMDR Amendment Act, 2015 and the state of the mining sector in India
district mineral foundation MINING POLICY
Model District Mineral Foundation (Trust) Rules,2015

Model Rules to work for the interest and benefit of persons, and areas affected by mining and related operations.
Heat on Power CSE BOOK
State of Renewable Energy in India

The book was released in 2014 and summarizes the development in the sector for all technologies since the beginning.

Clearing Air BAT REPORT
Clearing the Air

Pollution-control technology for coal-based power plants
Good News & Bad News: Clearing the Air in Indian CitiesRWH FILM
A Public Service Advertisement on Rainwater Harvesting by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
solar rooftop
know your diet

CSE Specials


The latest issue of the State of India’s Environment 2016 is bigger and better. Articles summing up the latest developments from forests and wildlife, agriculture and land use, climate change,


India's most credible annual statement on environment and development. Backed by our more than 30 years of research and reportage experiences, this report helps you make sense of the development puzzle called India


The book is an attempt to highlight the present status of solid waste management in the country and what should be the way ahead. It is clear that cities are producing more and more waste and solid waste generation in our country is increasing. In such a scenario, we need to re-invent waste management in our country.

Press Releases

February 17, 2017

Kolkata, February 17, 2017

Kolkata: A smoggy future beckons?

February 15, 2017

Schools in Delhi assessed -- five top ones honoured

Union human resources development minister Prakash Javadekar gives away Centre for Science and Environment’s 

Green Schools Awards

GSP Award
February 14, 2017

Early deaths due to ozone pollution are the highest in India

More than a quarter of global deaths due to air pollution occur in India alone 

With a large and ageing population in the grip of rising and toxic pollution, India stands at serious health risk: CSE

February 14, 2017

CSE analysis says ‘no – they have miles to go before they can’

February 9, 2017
  • While public attention is diverted towards Bharat Stage IV emissions norms becoming the nation-wide standard from April 1 this year, the new compliance rules for fuel consumption norms for cars is escaping public scrutiny. 

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